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Minor earthquake 2.95 mag, 15 km E of Seven Trees, California

Earthquake location 37.2840004S, -121.663002WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Seven Trees in California. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.45 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 01:31:07 / April 14, 2017 @ 1:31 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72788461. Id of event: nc72788461. Exact location of event, longitude -121.663002 West, latitude 37.2840004 North, depth = 5.45 km. The temblor was detected at 17:31:07 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monterey, Oakland, Hughson (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from San Jose (c. 945 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Oakland (c. 390 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Fremont (c. 214 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Modesto (c. 201 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Salinas (c. 150 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km E of Seven Trees, California.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.663002° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2840004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km E of Seven Trees, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-14 01:31:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-14 01:38:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 30 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 146 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0598 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72788461 Id of event.
Event Code 72788461 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72788461, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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